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Turner Contemporary Cafe

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The Rendezvous, Margate CT9 1HG, England
+44 1843 233000
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Closed now
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Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Popping into the Turner for a drink,snack or meal never disappoints. There is a wide range of choice . Their cakes are scrumptious, enjoy .

Thank Sandra C
London, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

After walking round the gallery for a couple of hours, this was a good place for a coffee and cake in the sunshine before moving on to Ramsgate.

Thank Beodricksworth-44
Bristol, United Kingdom
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243 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Sitting out overlooking the beach on a sunny day sipping coffee was a pleasant experience. The service was good

Thank johnahall
Maidstone, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Housed in the Turner Contemporary the Rendevous Cafe offers a good range of coffees and teas, lovely cakes and for those wanting a meal a variety of well priced meals. If you can get the window a#seats near the harbour, then you get the bonus of super view across Margate Sands. The cafe can be very busy when there's a... More 

Thank David T
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Honestly, the location is unbeatable. You get fantastic views of the bay... but that's all. The place is good for tea or coffee, but the food is just regular. I had a "homemade" tomato soup that tasted like Campbell, and heritage tomato salad that was quite tasteless. My partner had the pork pot and was very disappointed. It is clearly... More 

Thank Victor L
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Being part of the Turner Contemporary gallery this wonderful cafe raises the bar of cafe delights, imaginatively baked cakes and savouries. We had an excellent soup of the day and savoury scone (cheese and herb I think) followed by Guinness cake. And the service is friendly and bright too. Go visit and consume!

Thank MikeEnjoysHolidays
Rochester, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After a visit to the gallery what could be better than taking the weight off your feet with a cup of tea and slice of great cake, with good views to boot all served by friendly helpful staff.

Thank MikeJD2015
Montesson, France
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101 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I enjoyed the salmon salad. Good food, well prepared and right next to the gallery. Free chilled water too.

Thank Tonytourist
Stamford, England, United Kingdom
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124 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016

The café at the Turner Contemporary art gallery in Margate provides the usual drinks, snacks and lunches during the opening hours of the gallery, which is how we came to be there on a Friday morning for coffee. But it also does dinner on Friday and Saturday evenings and we decided to book a table for the evening as well.... More 

Thank 405markw
Deal, Kent, UK
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179 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016

On a Margate tour with my students, we stopped here for a cuppa & a slice of cake. Both were served by friendly & efficient staff. Their cake was yummy!!!

Thank Beddington210

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$6 - $26
Cafe, British
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Scenic view
Open Hours
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Rendezvous, Margate CT9 1HG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Isle of Thanet  >  Margate
  • Phone Number: +44 1843 233000
Our creative catering team work with honest seasonal food. We are committed to supporting local businesses, with at least 80% of ingredients sourced from independent Kent suppliers and only use fresh ingredients.

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